Safety

Hijack Prevention Guidelines

It has become increasingly difficult to steal motor vehicles, with all the anti-theft devices, such as immobilisers, gear-locks, etc. These steps have resulted in a dramatic increase in vehicle hijackings. The hijacker has the element of surprise and this is a concern. The increasing retrenchment and the high unemployment figures are also factors. This is […]

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Highway Heroes and Road Safety

It is near impossible to imagine a world without trucks. The trucking industry keeps our economy on the move with our truck drivers navigating their large vehicles, sharing roads with an often less responsible motoring public. On the Arrive Alive website, we emphasize the importance of all road users to share roads with kindness and […]

Safety

Road Safety and Your Windscreen

The windscreen is an often neglected component of the vehicle. The windscreen is much more important than a mere screen between you and other road users. The safety needs stretch far beyond the obvious requirement of visibility for the driver! In today’s vehicles, windscreens are an important component of the vehicle’s overall structural integrity – […]

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Vehicle on fire

Tens of thousands of lives have been lost globally in the last few decades due to car entrapment deaths. In this section we will analyse the threat of vehicle fires and provide advice on how to act in these emergencies. Data from the United States reveals the importance of awareness about this threat to safety […]

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Safe Overtaking and Road Safety

Introduction and treat to Road Safety The seemingly simple manoeuvre of overtaking/ passing other vehicles accounts for a high rate of fatalities on South African roads. Passing stationary vehicles is a rather simple movement and does not present too many problems for most drivers. Overtaking moving vehicles is a different matter and requires skill, experience […]